Spring preview: Something to prove 

March, 4, 2013
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Rob BoldenAP Photo/Gerald HerbertRob Bolden has the chance to become LSU's No. 2 quarterback entering 2013.
As LSU prepares to begin spring practice March 14, we'll take daily looks at aspects of the spring camp. This is the first in the series:

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Spring practice can be looked at as simply 15 extra practices.

The reality is, there's more to it than that. Where August practice is focused more on preparation for a season opener, spring practices are more about evaluation and improvements. There are always areas where new players need to step up. Here are four with something to prove this spring:

LSU's Talented Youth
LSU head coach Les Miles talks about the loss of talent to the NFL Draft, how he will replace quarterback Zach Mettenberger and his expectations for running back Leonard Fournette.
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